freshen up


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.freshen up - make brighter and prettier; "we refurbished the guest wing"; "My wife wants us to renovate"
gentrify - renovate so as to make it conform to middle-class aspirations; "gentrify a row of old houses"; "gentrify the old center of town"
regenerate, renew - reestablish on a new, usually improved, basis or make new or like new; "We renewed our friendship after a hiatus of twenty years"; "They renewed their membership"
2.freshen up - become or make oneself fresh again; "She freshened up after the tennis game"
wash up, lave - wash one's face and hands; "She freshened up in the bathroom"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
Translations
osvěžit (se)
friske op
siistiytyä
osvježiti
新鮮にする
말쑥하게 하다
fräscha till (sig)
ทำให้สดชื่นขึ้น
làm tươi mới

w>freshen up

vir (person)sich frisch machen
vt sep
child, invalid etcfrisch machen; that will freshen you updas wird Sie erfrischen
room etcfrischer aussehen lassen; team, imageaufmöbeln (inf)

freshen up

يُنْعِشُ osvěžit (se) friske op frisch machen (sich) φρεσκάρω arreglarse, refrescar siistiytyä se rafraîchir osvježiti rinfrescarsi 新鮮にする 말쑥하게 하다 opfrissen friske opp odświeżyć refrescar освежить(ся) fräscha till (sig) ทำให้สดชื่นขึ้น yıkanıp ferahlamak làm tươi mới 精神饱满
References in classic literature ?
Music is a good thing; and after all that soul-butter and hogwash I never see it freshen up things so, and sound so honest and bully.
In a week or two now, cents, nickels, dimes, quarters, and half-dollars, and also a trifle of gold, would be trickling in thin but steady streams all through the commercial veins of the kingdom, and I looked to see this new blood freshen up its life.
Not forgetting to mention shower rooms to freshen up after the fitness regime and organic drinks throughout the day for complete wellbeing.
Rodgers is likely to make several changes - especially with Aberdeen on Saturday - and that could freshen up the side.
Available in three natural and fresh scents, the new wipes are a convenient way to clean and freshen up whenever and wherever needed.
Burton admits he wasn't pleased with how Town performed in the league last term, and says new recruits were needed to freshen up the squad.
The new store will freshen up the shopping experience and improve the vitality of the area, so I look forward to welcoming customers into the new store.
The lads will freshen up over the weekend and then we will get back on it next week and step things up again.
uk Freshen up Ojon have just launched two dry shampoo products as part of their Full Detox Rub Out range.
Prince Sultan said service stations are important as they are used by travelers to freshen up, adding that there is an urgent need to renovate them to make them more attractive and welcoming.